(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan, the sight of nurses around the world putting their lives at risk to fight COVID-19 with limited resources brought back memories of nursing her invalid father as a teenager in Cuba.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dressed in white and carrying flowers, Belarusian women have taken to the streets in an unprecedented show of female solidarity to call for President Alexander Lukashenko to quit, urging other women at home and abroad to join them.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - London's police force referred itself on Tuesday to an independent watchdog following widespread complaints about the treatment of two Black athletes pulled over in their car.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hollywood actress Mira Sorvino called on Thursday for more action to be taken against pimps and men buying sex in a bid to end sex trafficking, voicing fears that online pornography and grooming of vulnerable targets were fuelling the problem.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
G ay power couple Gigi Gorgeous, a transgender YouTube star, and
her wife Nats Getty are clear about why they were in Davos in
the Swiss Alps for the annual meeting of the global elite - to
ensure LGBT+ rights were on the agenda.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin called on Thursday for governments and companies to do more to ensure women were treated fairly, saying equality would not happen by itself.
NEW DELHI/DAVOS, Switzerland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly 100 Indian women politicians faced abuse, including rape and death threats, on social media during elections last year, with researchers on Thursday raising concerns over rising online violence against women globally.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - China's best known transgender celebrity says she never aspired to be an LGBT+ activist but now Jin Xing has an eye on politics, saying she has the power and presence to help society.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - While global leaders take to the stage at Davos in the Swiss Alps, one of the world's most prominent businessmen is busy behind the scenes - trying to bring together the heads of major companies to tackle climate change and inequality.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Canadian vegan chef Doug McNish was invited to cook for the annual gathering of the world's elite in the Swiss Alps, he was taken by surprise - then quickly signed up.